Fur traders -- United States -- Biography -- Sources
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
John Jacob Astor letter
Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter. Astor states he has received payment for a shipment of beaver pelts and wool.
Choteau family legal documents
Handwritten and signed legal documents involving the Choteau family. Included are summonses, financial notes, deeds, certificates, indentures, and writs all written at St. Louis, Mo. Several of the items are French translations of the original English documents. Members of the Choteau family mentioned in the items are Auguste, Pierre, Henry, and Gabriel S.
Jacques Clamorgan legal papers
Eight handwritten and signed legal documents. Included are complaints, judgments, summonses, bonds, declarations, and financial notes from various court cases in which Clamorgan was involved. Most of these cases involved disputes over land ownership and payments of money.
Wilson Price Hunt financial notes
Photocopies of handwritten and signed financial papers. Included is a note promising to pay Edward Rose $350.00, and a ledger recording balances.
Manuel Lisa letters
Handwritten manuscripts. Two items are in French; one is a receipt of payment paid by Lisa in behalf of George Drouil. One item is in English and answers a bill of complaint which charges that Lisa bought free men from Jonathon Purcell and made them slaves.
James Mackay financial note
Photocopy of a handwritten and signed note promising to pay John Hart the sum of five hundred and eighty three dollars and thirty three cents.
James McKay promissory note
Handwritten and signed item. The note was written in St. Louis on April 1, 1821. In it McKay promises to pay John Hartnell $583.33 "sixty days after date."